Glaucium leiocarpum, Glaucium oxylobum, Lotus sweetjuice,
Hebrew: פרגה חדת-אונות ,פרגה קירחת, Arabic: الماميثا حادة الفصوص

Scientific name:  Glaucium leiocarpum Boiss.
Synonym name:  Glaucium oxylobum Boiss. & Buhse
Common name:  Lotus sweetjuice
Hebrew name:   פרגה חדת-אונות ,פרגה קירחת
Arabic name:  الماميثا حادة الفصوص
Family:  Papaveraceae, Poppy family, פרגיים

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Location: Hermon

Life form:   Hemicryptophyte
Stems:  Up to 40 cm in height; leafy, sometimes becoming woody at base
Leaves:  Opposite, dissected once, dentate or serrate
Inflorescence:  Axillary or terminal , 1-flowered
Flowers:  Orange, red, hermaphrodite only
Fruits / pods:   Capsules smooth in lower parts , slightly constricted between the seeds
Flowering Period:  May, June, July, August
Habitat:  Tragacanth shrub vegetation (Oro-Mediterranean), Disturbed habitats
Distribution:  Montane vegetation of Mt. Hermon
Chorotype:   Med - Irano-Turanian
Summer shedding:  Ephemeral

Glaucium leiocarpum, Glaucium oxylobum, Lotus sweetjuice, الماميثا حادة الفصوص,פרגה חדת-אונות ,פרגה קירחת
Location: Hermon

Derivation of the botanical name:
Glaucium , Greek glaukos, grayish-green; from the color of the leaves.
leiocarpum,leios, λειοϛ, smooth; carpos, καρποϛ, fruit; smooth fruit.
oxylobum, oxys, οξυϛ, sharp, pointed; lobus, λοβοϛ, Greek: lobe of the ear; late Latin: husk, pod; pointed lobes.
  • The standard author abbreviation Boiss. is used to indicate Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810 – 1885), a Swiss botanist, explorer and mathematician.
  • The standard author abbreviation Buhse is used to indicate Friedrich Alexander Buhse (1821 - 1898), a Baltic botanist.

Glaucium leiocarpum, Glaucium oxylobum, Lotus sweetjuice, פרגה חדת-אונות ,פרגה קירחת
Location: Hermon

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Location: Hermon